Ka Hali'a Aloha...


I stopped by the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl today to Honor my Father, Mother, Grandmother, Grandfather and others interred there. 

The ancient traditional Hawaiian name for the volcanic crater is "Pū-o-waina" or "Hill of Sacrifices" given its role in ancient warfare and the baking of vanquished chiefs in the underground ovens there.

Over 50,000 Souls lay at rest from WWI, WWII, the Korean War and the Vietnam War. 50,000 stories of courage, sorrow, love lost, love found, horrific ends, and profound poignant beginnings. Lessons of Self-Sacrifice, often so others, even strangers, could Live.

Every Beautiful Soul interred here, or inurned here, many of whom are inured to suffering having lived through the horrors of war and unfathomable personal loss, genuinely desire Peace across the World unlike no other amongst us.

Thank you for your Service. Thank you for your Undying Love...

Let there be World Peace...

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